A guest exhibition exploring the ongoing power of Pablo Picasso’s iconic 1937 painting Guernica through a display of 21st century reworkings from across the globe. Exhibitions are open Wednesdays to Fridays 1-5pm, and the first Saturday of the month 10am-4pm. Working Class Movement Library, 51 Crescent, Salford, M54WX https://www.wcml.org.uk/
On 27 and 28 March 2019, the University of Leeds will host a conference on exile and repression in the twentieth century. The event is timed to commemorate the eightieth anniversary of the end of the Spanish Civil War and will have a specific focus on Spaniards in exile after the conflict.
The Blockade Runners memorial will be unveiled at 12 noon on Saturday March 2 on the Clyde Walkway by Jamaica Street Bridge, followed by music and entertainment from The Wakes and others at the Admiral Bar, 72a Waterloo Street, Glasgow G2 7DA
2 pm. The curator of the Guernica exhibition, Nicola Ashmore,gives an illustrated talk exploring Guernica and its remakings as a call to action, pushing back at those in power who choose to act to the detriment of civilians.
The guest exhibition exploring the ongoing power of Pablo Picasso’s iconic 1937 painting Guernica through a display of 21st century reworkings from across the globe.
Football & the Spanish Civil War. Speakers include:
Sid Lowe, The Guardian's Spanish football correspondent and author of Catholicism, War and the Foundation of Francoism: The Juventud de Acción Popular in Spain, 1932-1937 and Fear and Loathing in La Liga: Barcelona, Real Madrid, and the World's Greatest Sports Rivalry